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1974 College Football All-America Team

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1974 College Football All-America Team

The 1974 College Football All-America team is composed of various organizations that choose College All-America teams that season. The organizations that chose the teams were Associated Press, United Press International, Newspaper Enterprise Association, Football Writers Association of America, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Foundation, The Sporting News, Time magazine, Pro Football Weekly, and Football News.[1][2]

AP, UPI, and NEA were all press organizations that polled writers and players. FWAA was also a poll of writers, as was the Walter Camp Foundation. The AFCA was a poll of college coaches. The Sporting News and Time polled football scouts and the editors of Pro Football Weekly and Football News chose teams for their publications. AP, UPI, NEA, Central Press, The Sporting News and Pro Football Weekly chose both first and second teams. AP, UPI, NEA, also listed numerous honorable mentions.

Offense

Receivers

  • Pat McInally, Harvard (WC, AFCA, FWAA, FN)
  • Peter Demmerle, Notre Dame (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA)
  • Larry Burton, Purdue (FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Tinker Owens, Oklahoma (NEA)
  • Emmett Edwards, Kansas (TSN)
  • Danny Buggs, West Virginia (Time)
  • Barry Burton, Vanderbilt (FN)

Tight ends

Tackles

Guards

Centers

Quarterbacks

Running backs

Defense

Ends

Tackles

Middle guards

Linebackers

Backs

Special teams

Kickers

Punters

  • Tom Skladany, Ohio State (FWAA)
  • Skip Boyd, Washington (TSN)
  • Jeff West, Cincinnati (Time)

Key

References

  1. ^ ESPN College Football Encyclopedia: The Complete History of College Football from 1869 to the Present
  2. ^ NYT abstract New York Times, December 8, 1974. pg. 272.
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